Good Saturday Morning! The Lord says to you today, “I have heard your prayers. They will never go unanswered. I have placed your tears in a bottle. You are stronger than you give yourself credit for. My Grace is sufficient for you and anything that hinders you, no matter what manner that it approaches, in-Jesus you will be able to handle it. I do not give my children more than what they can handle. Take out time from your busy days and commune with me. Tell me all of your troubles. I patiently await your voice each day. You have segmented days, I do not. Carpe Diem, (seize your day.) I Am everlasting. There is no night or darkness where I am. I Am always here for you. There are no shadows here because there is no sun. I Am the light. I Am the invisible but more powerful, the still soft voice yet having a voice like thunder, the first and the last all at the same time. There is none like me. I am the Alpha and Omega, the three-in-one triune God. My Throne is in the third Heaven, the highest of Heavens and I faint not. I hear all and see all. I don’t need breaks or unnecessary incantations to hear you or to be heard by you. There is no special formulation to capture my attention. All that I require is prayer and faith by you. Ask, seek and knock. Ask of me what you will. Tell me the truth when you talk to me because I know it anyway. I am the all-knowing, omniscient God. You are my Child and you have my qualities. I sat you in high places via my son Jesus Christ. You are there now, pay no attention to outside sources and their negativity. You are Royalty, walk ye therefore in it. I love you.”
12 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
3 And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)
4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
5 Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities.
6 For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.
7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
8 For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
11 I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
12 Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
13 For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.
14 Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
16 But be it so, I did not burden you: nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you with guile.
17 Did I make a gain of you by any of them whom I sent unto you?
18 I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?
19 Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.
20 For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
21 And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.